Gabriel Bergeron-Langlois

Principal Bassoon
Theodore R. Hassen Principal Bassoon Chair

Since the Fall of 2023, Gabriel Bergeron-Langlois has been Principal Bassoon of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra which followed over a decade of playing with the ensemble that included a stint as Acting Principal Bassoon in the Fall of 2019 and the last 3 seasons as acting Second Bassoon.

Mr. Bergeron-Langlois is Adjunct Professor of Bassoon at Stetson University and the co-director of the Stetson Double Reed Workshop since 2015. Previously, he served as Principal Bassoon of the Jacksonville Symphony, Toledo Symphony and the Louisiana Philharmonic. He has performed with the Syracuse and New Jersey Symphony.

He is a member of the renowned Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland who regularly performs live orchestral concerts on In 2019, Bergeron-Langlois traveled to Tsinandali, Georgia with the ensemble to perform a series of concerts for the first-ever Tsinandali Festival. From 2004-2007, he was a member of the UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra with whom he toured throughout Europe, Asia, and Australia.

He regularly performs with all the major orchestras in Florida like the Sarasota Orchestra, the Naples Philharmonic, the Florida Orchestra, Southwest Florida Symphony, Brevard Symphony and the Epcot Candlelight Orchestra at Walt Disney World.

Before joining the faculty at Stetson University, Mr. Bergeron-Langlois taught at the University of North Florida, the University of Toledo, and Loyola College of Music in New Orleans.

Mr. Bergeron-Langlois graduated from the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Whitney Crockett. He also studied at the Conservatoire de Musique de Québec with Richard Gagnon.

Gabriel Bergeron-Langlois proudly plays a Bell bassoon from his home country of Canada.

Known around town as Rimma’s husband, he is happily married to our Concertmaster with whom they are raising their two boys.